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Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Dairy Channel: Who wants to be vet?

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about the dream of many farm kids, and the perseverance and patience it takes to get there.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Oct. 25, 2001

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 25, 2001.

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Each week Farm and Diary takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

An American “POP” Culture

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb confides some insight into the quentessential query about that perfect companion for just about everything, popcorn

Future value? As much of a chance as stock market

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the vast world of pure enjoyment in collecting that lied somewhere between the pack rat and the forced decisions on what to discard.

Want to start farming? Forages are key

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Michael E. Haubner, ag extension agent in Clark County, explains why he sees a future in agriculture for those who wish to do something other than sit on the seat of a big machine.

Three enter Natural Resources Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has honored Ralph Cobey, Frances Kitchen and Roger Conant with its highest honor.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Rural Ohio enduring conflicting trends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Today, 34 percent of Ohio’s 11.4 million residents live in townships, outside the boundaries of a city or village. That’s 3.86 million people, up from 2.7 million in 1960, when it was 12 percent of the state’s population.

Prion diseases: clues found for jump to new species

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Scientists have found the adaption is a prolonged and subtle process, and the early stages of it are very difficult to detect.

Plants as weapons: Be aware, not alarmed

Thursday, October 25, 2001

OSU plant-disease specialist says anti-crop bioterrorism is a threat to the United States but not a “gigantic” one.

Pennsylvania, Ohio exhibitors win at KILE beef competitions

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Championships were awarded in the Hereford, Highland, Shorthorn, and Limousin competitions. Armstrong Farms of Saxonburg, Pa., was premiere Shorthorn exhibitor.

Model railroads run flat-out through two weekends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is having its annual Fall Open House Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-11.

Mixed bag or melting pot? U.S. population remains diverse

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 2000 census figures show more ethnic diversity than ever, but sharp population divisions occurring in U.S. regions.

Local youths take top spots in KILE sheep contest

Thursday, October 25, 2001

As the Keystone International Livestock Exposition wrapped up weekend activity Oct. 7 at the State Farm Show Complex, junior sheep took center stage.

Lamb, goat conference called Nov. 8-9 at West Virginia University

Thursday, October 25, 2001

“Reinventing the Appalachian Shepherd: Lamb and Goat Marketing” is aimed at reenergizing the industry in the region.

Graduate student discovers intact embryo in dusty artifact dinosaur egg

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Unearthed more than 30 years ago, the egg and its well-preserved nearly hatched embryo are just now getting scientific attention.

Foreign markets seek non-GMO crops

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The American Corn Growers Association urges farmers to meet the demands of foreign markets and the preferences of foreign buyers when they decide what crop varieties to plant.

Food safety important at upcoming small farm conference

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 18th annual Hydroponic Grower’s Conference will be Nov. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla. will be a likely forum for an intense discussion of the issue.

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